Ernesto Valverde

Born: February 9, 1964 (age 53)

Height: 5'8" (173cm)

Hometown: Viandar de la Vera
Nationality: Spain Spanish

Ernesto Valverde on November 22, 2011
Career History
Senior2012-2013Valencia
2013-Athletic Bilbao
Sports Mole has 306 articles about Ernesto Valverde. Articles 1 to 40:
Sexy Luis Suarez in action for Barcelona during their La Liga clash with Granada at the Camp Nou on October 29, 2016
Ernesto Valverde defends Luis Suarez reaction to being subbed
Ernesto Valverde reveals that he took Luis Suarez off seven minutes from time in Barcelona's meeting with Malaga as the striker had played three times in six days.
Oct 22, 11:21
Javier Mascherano and his imaginary friend in the La Liga match between Barcelona and Malaga on November 19, 2016
Result: Barcelona overcome Malaga at Camp Nou
Barcelona stretch their lead at the top of La Liga to four points courtesy of a 2-0 win over basement side Malaga at Camp Nou.
Oct 21, 21:38
Ernesto Valverde head coach of Athletic Bilbao during the first leg of UEFA Champions League qualifying play-offs round match between SSC Napoli and Athletic Club on August 19, 2014
Team News: Ernesto Valverde sticks with Gerard Deulofeu in attack
Gerard Deulofeu retains his starting spot for Barcelona as they take on Malaga at Camp Nou, with boss Ernesto Valverde making two changes to his side.
Oct 21, 18:52
Ander Herrera celebrates scoring during the Europa League game between Manchester United and FC Midtjylland on February 25, 2016
Barcelona 'want Manchester United midfielder Ander Herrera in January'
Barcelona will reportedly move for Manchester United midfielder Ander Herrera in January.
Oct 21, 12:50
Gerard Pique in action for Barcelona on October 19, 2016
Ernesto Valverde defends Gerard Pique after red card
Barcelona boss Ernesto Valverde defends Gerard Pique after the centre-back was sent off during Wednesday's Champions League clash with Olympiacos.
Oct 19, 12:08
Barcelona forward Lionel Messi celebrates scoring during his side's Champions League group game against Juventus at the Camp Nou on September 12, 2017
Result: Lionel Messi scores 100th European goal as 10-man Barcelona ease past Olympiacos
Barcelona move to the brink of qualification for the last 16 with a 3-1 win over Olympiacos, despite being forced to play more than half of the match with 10 men.
Oct 18, 21:37
Athletic Bilbao's coach Ernesto Valverde looks on during the Spanish league football match FC Barcelona vs Athletic Club Bilbao at the Camp Nou stadium in Barcelona on April 20, 2014
Live Commentary: Barcelona 3-1 Olympiacos - as it happened
Relive Barcelona's 3-1 win over Olympiacos as Lionel Messi scores his 100th European goal to help his 10-man side to a third consecutive Champions League victory.
Oct 18, 18:45
Everton's Spanish midfielder Gerard Deulofeu celebrates scoring his team's first goal during the English Premier League football match between Everton and Sunderland at Goodison Park in Liverpool on November 1, 2015.
Team News: Gerard Deulofeu starts for Barcelona
Gerard Deulofeu returns to the fold as Barcelona welcome Olympiacos in the Champions League.
Oct 18, 18:40
Mauricio Pochettino keeps it casual during the Premier League game between Tottenham Hotspur and Bournemouth on October 14, 2017
Mauricio Pochettino: 'I will never manage Barcelona'
Mauricio Pochettino, linked with the Barcelona manager's job earlier this year, insists that he will never consider coaching the La Liga giants.
Oct 17, 16:46
Marcos Alonso in action during the Premier League game between Chelsea and Everton on August 27, 2017
Barcelona to move for Chelsea star Marcos Alonso as Jordi Alba replacement?
Barcelona are reportedly pondering a move for Chelsea wing-back Marcos Alonso at the end of the season.
Oct 17, 10:51
Athletic Bilbao's coach Ernesto Valverde looks on during the Spanish league football match FC Barcelona vs Athletic Club Bilbao at the Camp Nou stadium in Barcelona on April 20, 2014
Preview: Barcelona vs. Olympiacos
Sports Mole looks ahead to Wednesday's Champions League clash between Barcelona and Olympiacos at Camp Nou.
Oct 17, 08:58
A general view of the stadium prior to kickoff during the UEFA Champions League Round of 16 match between FC Barcelona and Manchester City at Camp Nou on March 12, 2014
Barcelona tracking Bayer Leverkusen trio?
Barcelona reportedly decide to start scouting Jonathan Tah, Leon Bailey and Julian Brandt, with the trio all plying their trade for Bayer Leverkusen.
Oct 16, 09:29
Andre Gomes in action for Portugal in June 2017
Lionel Messi, Luis Suarez 'stunned by decision to start Andre Gomes'
Lionel Messi and Luis Suarez were reportedly unhappy with Ernesto Valverde's selection gamble to hand Andre Gomes his first start of the season against Atletico Madrid.
Oct 15, 20:48
Lionel Messi in action during the La Liga game between Barcelona and Real Madrid on December 3, 2016
Diego Simeone hails "extraordinary" Barcelona forward Lionel Messi
Atletico Madrid manager Diego Simeone believes that Lionel Messi "played a tremendous match" for Barcelona, a few days on from helping Argentina to the World Cup finals.
Oct 15, 14:17
Barcelona forward Lionel Messi celebrates scoring during his side's Champions League group game against Juventus at the Camp Nou on September 12, 2017
Ernesto Valverde: 'Lionel Messi starting to look tired'
Ernesto Valverde admits that Lionel Messi "is tired after games" following a busy start to the season, but believes that he is still capable of hitting his top levels.
Oct 15, 14:04
Athletic Bilbao's coach Ernesto Valverde looks on during the Spanish league football match FC Barcelona vs Athletic Club Bilbao at the Camp Nou stadium in Barcelona on April 20, 2014
Ernesto Valverde: 'Barcelona put on a great show'
Barcelona coach Ernesto Valverde believes that his side put on a "great show" in Saturday's 1-1 draw at Atletico Madrid.
Oct 15, 12:17
Andre Gomes in action for Portugal in June 2017
Team News: Andre Gomes handed Barcelona start for Atletico Madrid trip
Andre Gomes starts in attack for Barcelona as they take on Atletico Madrid at the Wanda Metropolitano.
Oct 14, 19:12
Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho and Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp watches on during the Premier League clash at Old Trafford on January 15, 2017
Five matches to look out for across Europe this weekend
Sports Mole rounds up five fixtures from around Europe which are likely to catch the eye as domestic football returns this weekend.
Oct 13, 16:39
Barcelona's midfielder Andres Iniesta celebrates after scoring a goal during the Spanish Copa del Rey (King's Cup) semifinal first leg football match against Villarreal on February 11, 2015
Andres Iniesta: 'I want to play as often as possible for Barcelona'
Andres Iniesta insists that "the more you play, the better you will be" as he outlines his desire to play as regularly as he possibly can for Barcelona.
Oct 12, 17:59
Sergio Aguero is pursued by Village People fan Serge Aurier during the Champions League quarter-final between Manchester City and Paris Saint-Germain on April 12, 2016
Preview: Atletico Madrid vs. Barcelona
Sports Mole previews Saturday's La Liga clash between Atletico Madrid and Barcelona at the Wanda Metropolitano.
Oct 12, 15:21
Barcelona forward Lionel Messi celebrates scoring during his side's Champions League group game against Juventus at the Camp Nou on September 12, 2017
Lionel Messi 'to land £80m signing-on bonus'
Barcelona attacker Lionel Messi could reportedly land an £80m signing-on bonus with his new contract, which may be paid for using Camp Nou's naming rights.
Oct 12, 14:42
Sergi Roberto in action for Barcelona during their La Liga clash with Granada at the Camp Nou on October 29, 2016
Manchester City 'prepared to meet Sergi Roberto release clause'
A report claims that versatile Barcelona midfielder Sergi Roberto is still a target for Manchester City, who are prepared to trigger his £36m release clause next year.
Oct 9, 11:22
A general view of the stadium prior to kickoff during the UEFA Champions League Round of 16 match between FC Barcelona and Manchester City at Camp Nou on March 12, 2014
Barcelona agree deal to sign Palmeiras defender Yerry Mina?
Barcelona reportedly agree a deal with Palmeiras for defender Yerry Mina to move to Camp Nou in January.
Oct 6, 17:38
A general view of San Siro Stadium with only few fans before the AC Milan v Livorno serie A match on February 11, 2007
AC Milan 'plan Aleix Vidal swoop'
AC Milan reportedly prepare a January approach for Barcelona's versatile winger Aleix Vidal.
Oct 6, 15:47
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Barcelona not allocated away tickets for Atletico Madrid trip
Barcelona claim that Atletico Madrid cannot supply tickets to away fans ahead of their game at the Wanda Metropolitano due to "logistical problems" in the stadium.
Oct 4, 23:04
Barcelona's Paco Alcacer challenges Ruben Vezo of Granada during the La Liga clash at the Camp Nou on October 29, 2016
Gerard Deulofeu, Paco Alcacer 'want out of Barcelona'
Out-of-favour duo Gerard Deulofeu and Paco Alcacer are keen to leave Barcelona during the January transfer window, according to a report.
Oct 1, 21:04
Athletic Bilbao's coach Ernesto Valverde looks on during the Spanish league football match FC Barcelona vs Athletic Club Bilbao at the Camp Nou stadium in Barcelona on April 20, 2014
Ernesto Valverde: 'Barcelona were put in difficult position'
Ernesto Valverde claims that Barcelona's decision to play against Las Palmas at an empty Camp Nou was an "exceptional gesture", amid scenes of violence in Catalonia.
Oct 1, 20:19
Barcelona forward Lionel Messi celebrates scoring during his side's Champions League group game against Juventus at the Camp Nou on September 12, 2017
Result: Barcelona beat Las Palmas in empty Camp Nou
Barcelona continue their 100% start to the 2017-18 La Liga campaign courtesy of a 3-0 win over Las Palmas in Sunday afternoon's behind-closed-doors match at Camp Nou.
Oct 1, 17:05
Barcelona forward Lionel Messi celebrates scoring during his side's Champions League group game against Juventus at the Camp Nou on September 12, 2017
Live Commentary: Barcelona 3-0 Las Palmas - as it happened
Relive Sports Mole's live commentary of the controversial La Liga clash between Barcelona and Las Palmas from Camp Nou.
Oct 1, 14:44
A general view of the stadium prior to kickoff during the UEFA Champions League Round of 16 match between FC Barcelona and Manchester City at Camp Nou on March 12, 2014
Preview: Barcelona vs. Las Palmas
Sports Mole previews Sunday afternoon's La Liga meeting between leaders Barcelona and Las Palmas at Camp Nou.
Sep 29, 10:23
Athletic Bilbao's coach Ernesto Valverde looks on during the Spanish league football match FC Barcelona vs Athletic Club Bilbao at the Camp Nou stadium in Barcelona on April 20, 2014
Result: Barcelona take control of Group D with narrow win over Sporting Lisbon
Barcelona battle to a 1-0 win over Sporting Lisbon to extend their winning run across all competitions to eight matches.
Sep 27, 21:41
Barcelona forward Lionel Messi celebrates scoring during his side's Champions League group game against Juventus at the Camp Nou on September 12, 2017
Live Commentary: Sporting Lisbon 0-1 Barcelona - as it happened
Relive Barcelona's narrow 1-0 victory over Sporting Lisbon as Sebastian Coates's own goal makes it two wins from two in Group D for the Spanish giants.
Sep 27, 18:45
Athletic Bilbao's coach Ernesto Valverde looks on during the Spanish league football match FC Barcelona vs Athletic Club Bilbao at the Camp Nou stadium in Barcelona on April 20, 2014
Ernesto Valverde: 'Lionel Messi man-marking effort helped Barcelona'
Ernesto Valverde believes that Pablo Maffeo's man-marking of Lionel Messi in Barcelona's 3-0 win over Girona helped the rest of the Blaugrana team out.
Sep 24, 12:41
Athletic Bilbao's coach Ernesto Valverde looks on during the Spanish league football match FC Barcelona vs Athletic Club Bilbao at the Camp Nou stadium in Barcelona on April 20, 2014
Ernesto Valverde hails "excellent" spirit in Barcelona camp
Ernesto Valverde is delighted with the work put in by his Barcelona players as their perfect start to the La Liga season extended to a sixth game.
Sep 24, 10:56
Luis Suarez in action for Barcelona during their La Liga clash with Granada at the Camp Nou on October 29, 2016
Result: Barcelona beat Girona in historic match
Barcelona stretch their 100% start to the 2017-18 La Liga season to six matches with a 3-0 victory over Girona.
Sep 23, 21:35
Luis Suarez celebrates scoring during the La Liga game between Barcelona and Real Madrid on December 3, 2016
Team News: Luis Suarez back for Catalan derby
Luis Suarez and Aleix Vidal start up front with Lionel Messi as Barcelona travel to Girona in the first ever league meeting between the two sides.
Sep 23, 18:43
Philippe Coutinho in action during the Premier League game between Liverpool and Southampton on May 7, 2017
Barcelona's pursuit of Philippe Coutinho 'leaked'
Leaked emails reveal that Liverpool asked Barcelona to "stop harassing" Philippe Coutinho over the summer.
Sep 23, 13:22
Schalke's midfielder Leon Goretzka (L) and Bayern Munich's Spanish midfielder Xabi Alonso vie for the ball during the German first division Bundesliga football match FC Schalke 04 vs FC Bayern Munich in Gelsenkirchen, western Germany, on November 21, 2015
Report: Barcelona contact Leon Goretzka agent with view to January deal
Barcelona reportedly get in touch with Jorg Neubauer, the agent of Schalke 04 midfielder Leon Goretzka, in a bid to seal a January move for the Germany international.
Sep 22, 20:47
Cristiano Ronaldo finally shows some modesty during the La Liga game between Barcelona and Real Madrid on December 3, 2016
Preview: Alaves vs. Real Madrid
Sports Mole previews Saturday's La Liga clash between struggling Alaves and under-pressure Real Madrid.
Sep 21, 16:35
Barcelona forward Lionel Messi celebrates scoring during his side's Champions League group game against Juventus at the Camp Nou on September 12, 2017
Preview: Girona vs. Barcelona
Sports Mole previews Saturday's Catalan derby between Girona and Barcelona in La Liga.
Sep 21, 16:10



Tables
TeamPWDLFAGDPTS
1Barcelona98102632325
2Valencia963025101521
3Real Madrid96211871120
4Atletico MadridAtletico9540145919
5Leganes952283517
6Villarreal95131510516
7Real Betis95131917216
8Sevilla951398116
9Real Sociedad94141918113
10Espanyol9333811-312
11Celta Vigo93241814411
12Athletic Bilbao93241010011
13Levante9252911-211
14Getafe9234111019
15GironaGirona9234813-59
16Deportivo La CorunaDeportivo9225917-88
17EibarEibar9216320-177
18Las PalmasLas Palmas9207722-156
19AlavesAlaves9108314-113
20Malaga9018420-161
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